Færder Lighthouse

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Færder Lighthouse
Færder fyr
Færder.jpg
LocationTjøme, Færder, Norway Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates59°01′36″N 10°31′29″E / 59.02678°N 10.52459°E / 59.02678; 10.52459
Tower
Constructed1857 Edit this on Wikidata
Constructioncast iron (tower) Edit this on Wikidata
Height43 m (141 ft) Edit this on Wikidata
Shapetruncated cone Edit this on Wikidata
Markingsred (tower) Edit this on Wikidata, stripe (1, white, horizontal) Edit this on Wikidata
RaconEdit this on Wikidata
Light
Focal height47 m (154 ft) Edit this on Wikidata
Intensity3,570,000 candela Edit this on Wikidata
Range19 nmi (35 km; 22 mi) Edit this on Wikidata
CharacteristicFl(2) W 10s Edit this on Wikidata

Færder Lighthouse (Norwegian: Færder fyr) is a coastal lighthouse in the municipality of Færder in Vestfold og Telemark, Norway. The lighthouse is located on the archipelago Tristein, three small islands in the outer Oslofjord. It was first lit in 1857 as a replacement of the former Store Færder Lighthouse. The lighthouse was listed as a protected site in 1997.[1][2][3]

Færder Lighthouse is the second-oldest in Norway.[4]

Climate[edit]

Færder has a continental climate (Dfb) that is heavily moderated by the ocean.

Climate data for Fæder Fyr 1961-1990, extremes 1959-2011
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 10.7
(51.3)
10.5
(50.9)
12.6
(54.7)
17.5
(63.5)
24.5
(76.1)
27.5
(81.5)
28.0
(82.4)
27.8
(82.0)
23.0
(73.4)
17.6
(63.7)
14.5
(58.1)
12.2
(54.0)
28.0
(82.4)
Average high °C (°F) 1.0
(33.8)
0.5
(32.9)
2.8
(37.0)
6.8
(44.2)
12.7
(54.9)
17.6
(63.7)
19.0
(66.2)
18.4
(65.1)
15.0
(59.0)
10.9
(51.6)
6.4
(43.5)
3.3
(37.9)
9.5
(49.2)
Average low °C (°F) −2.2
(28.0)
−3.0
(26.6)
−0.6
(30.9)
2.9
(37.2)
8.3
(46.9)
13.1
(55.6)
14.9
(58.8)
14.6
(58.3)
11.6
(52.9)
7.9
(46.2)
3.2
(37.8)
−0.3
(31.5)
5.9
(42.6)
Record low °C (°F) −18.2
(−0.8)
−20.8
(−5.4)
−13.0
(8.6)
−6.4
(20.5)
0.5
(32.9)
5.0
(41.0)
8.1
(46.6)
9.3
(48.7)
4.7
(40.5)
−3.3
(26.1)
−9.5
(14.9)
−16.3
(2.7)
−20.8
(−5.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 47
(1.9)
36
(1.4)
45
(1.8)
38
(1.5)
50
(2.0)
48
(1.9)
54
(2.1)
73
(2.9)
76
(3.0)
92
(3.6)
80
(3.1)
54
(2.1)
693
(27.3)
Average precipitation days 9.3 6.6 8.0 7.1 7.7 7.4 7.3 9.0 9.8 11.0 11.1 8.3 102.6
Source: Met Norway Eklima

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Færder fyr". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 25 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Lille Færder (Tristein) fyrstasjon" (in Norwegian). Norsk Fyrhistorisk Forening. Retrieved 25 January 2012.
  3. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Norway: West Oslofjord". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 2016-03-08.
  4. ^ Børresen, Svein E. (2004). Vestfoldboka: en reise i kultur og natur. Skagerrak forl. Page 134. ISBN 9788292284070.

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